In addition to our Master of Advanced Studies programs, designed to provide technical executive education for engineering professionals, individuals may take Jacobs School of Engineering courses for credit or enrichment without formal admission to the university. The options below are tailored to meet the needs of prospective students seeking to fill admissions or major preparation requirements, as well as professional engineers seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge.
Individuals may take undergraduate or graduate courses during the academic year. This program is managed by UC San Diego Extension.
Individuals can enroll in undergraduate courses during the summer. This program is managed by the UC San Diego Summer Session Office.
Undergraduate students registered at a California Community College or State University may enroll in an undergraduate course during the academic year at a discounted rate for a maximum of one course per academic term. This program is managed by the UC San Diego Registrar's Office.
The Jacobs School Bernard and Sophia Gordon Engineering Leadership Center offers undergraduate, graduate students, and professionals, a unique opportunity to become highly skilled in engineering leadership and innovation through participation in its competitively selected program.
The Jacobs School's graduate program in structural health monitoring and validated simulations is provided as collaboration between Los Alamos National Laboratory and UC San Diego. The program is designed to help prepare, recruit and retain a technical workforce for the Laboratory.
In addition to its MBA programs, the UC San Diego Rady School of Management offers business and leadership skill development for executives looking to increase their acumen in a non-degreed environment. The Rady School offers both open enrollment and customized programs that are tailored to meet the overall business needs of the organization, while satisfying the development goals of the participant.